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    November 9, 2012
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captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- >> you're watching wbal-tv 11. live, local, late-breaking. this is 11 news today at 6:00 a.m. >> good morning. happy friday. i'm mindy basara. >> and i'm stan stovall. thanks for joining us for 11 news today. >> looking good this weekend. >> lots of sunshine. it has been a long time since we have had a full day of sunshine. with a0's at the airport dew point of 28. we will see plenty of sunshine today. two degrees below average for this time of year. >> good morning. tracking a few problems. route 7, philadelphia road, we have a downed tree in belcamp.
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take pulaski highway or 95 as your alternate. we have water main break closures in the city at charles street. that area will be shut down for some time. 62 on the north side. so far so good on the rest of the roadways. nine minutes down to the harbor tunnel tolls. here's a quick, live look at traffic. client continues to build on 795 -- volume continues to build on 795. harbor tunnel traffic is smoothe. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> police are searching for the
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person who stole a car with a 7- year-old inside. jennifer franciotti has the latest. this happened outside of a day care center. >> it happened as a father was taking one of his children into the day care. he left his 7-year-old son inside the car. police say the suspect took off with the child inside the car. there were able to find the child safe. the suspect did drop off the boy at a bus stop a few blocks from the day care. the child was not hurt. they are looking for the vehicle involved, a silver ford explorer. the day care owner says she is believed the child was found safe.
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>> i was very happy to know that the child was safe. it is a little unnerving to know they still have not caught him. to know that someone was walking down the street -- it's very upsetting. >> i just hope they catch the person. >> they do not have a description of the suspect. they are looking for the vehicle. >> thank you. a child was found wandering the streets of northeast baltimore on thursday. this happened on belair road. the search for the child's parents continues. police say william campbell and kenyon waller targeted women waiting at bus stops in the city and county. >> your and women on their way
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to school and into a public la andce they are assaulted -- into a public place and they are assaulted. >> as many as 11 women were attacked during the crime spree. a man repeatedly abused a girl. she told police he threatened to hurt her and her family if she told anyone. >> an arrest after a stabbing death. antonio johnson has been charged with the murder. simon was stabbed to death on monday afternoon. the search is on for suspects after a deadly shooting.
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a man was shot and killed thursday afternoon. no word on what led to the violence. >> getting some high-profile help. jesse jackson led his hands. instead of spending money to lockup youth offenders, money will be better spent on programs to keep them out of trouble. >> we will not win on tuesday and lose on thursday. >> the new facility is necessary to improve the treatment of youth offenders. anthony batts was sworn in as the police commissioner. stephanie rawlings-blake administered the oath of office. he wasn't confirmed until just
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two weeks ago. he previously was chief of police in oakland. >> a baltimore home filled up with dangerous levels of carbon dioxide. all of the victims will be fine . good news for those who had to navigate around the downtown water main break around penn station. parts of charles street have now reopened to traffic. >> developers of the upcoming casino are going all end on an upgrade. caesars brand will build a more upscale casino under its horseshoe brand. that means and its investment of
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more than $25 million. >> we pride ourselves on service. we hire the right people. >> construction is expected to begin next year. >> the nor'easter added insult to injury to those parts of the northeast already hit hard by hurricane sandy next week' . gas rationing will begin today. they are waiting for something to break their way. >> having a storm or your power goes out from snow is usually not a big deal. >> chris christie it expects
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power to be fully restored from both storms by tomorrow. help is on the way for those ravaged by sandy courtesy of the baltimore orioles. they are sending supplies to toms river,on beach and new jersey. you can donate between 9:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. today. there was a notice that workers could strike on november 16 and it would involve about 15 employees that support red cross blood drive operations. >> we are trying to work together to help them get back.
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we're disappointed at the timing of the letter. >> blood supply has been impacted by super storm sandy. >> 6:09. 37 degrees at b.w.i. >> a surprising twist in the wikileaks court martial of private bradley manning. >> the latest threat for the navy seal team 6 comes from a video game. >> we have plenty of good news in the seven-day forecast. >> the major rows are checking out just fine. out just fine.
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>> welcome back. 44 degrees at the maryland downtown. we deserve a break on the east coast. mid 40's north and west of the city. 34 degrees in rising sun.
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it is unlikely you'll see any frost. temperatures are chilly up and down the east coast. 53 in kansas city. we will make it into the 60's this weekend. we have high pressure parked over the ohio valley. today will be a little chilly. the skies are clear. the jet stream will move into the southern part of canada for the weekend. we will make it into the 60's. maybe some snow across the dakotas and the rockies. it will be nice on the east coast with lots of sunshine.
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high temperature between 54 and 59. it might be choppy if you take the boat out. we will make it into the 60's on saturday and keep the sunshine on sunday. some spots could hit 70 on sunday. the clouds will thicken up on monday. next chance for rain will be on monday and tuesday. 6:14. >> good morning. we have a downed tree at philadelphia road and 543. take pulaski highway or 95 as your alternate. we have closures in the city along charles because of the
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water main break. no problems to report over towards the west side. problem free on 95 into howard county. 97 checks out ok to and from the airport. it took a little heavy over towards harford. no problems down to the beltway. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> thank you. the man who shot gabrielle giffords will spend the rest of his life in prison with no chance for parole. gabrielle giffords did not speak in court but her husband did. jared loughner killed six during the shooting spread.
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an offer to plead guilty. attorneys for bradley manning said they would be willing to plea for a possible lesser charge. seven members of seal team 6 have been punished for their role in a new combat video-game. there recede forfeiture for half of their pay for participating in a video game -- they forfeited half of their pay for participating in a video game. >> walmart is opening its chains on 8:00 p.m. on thanksgiving day.
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walmart says there will run a variety of promotions throughout the night to keep people shopping in the stores laundeon. jobs that a big impact on our general well-being. some offices try to turn the frown upside down with things like dress down days and potluck lunches. that brings us to our water cooler question of the day. what does your job do to promote a happy workplace? you can share your response at wbaltv.com and on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to watercooler@wbaltv.com. small businesses are expecting a sales boost this holiday season. thanksgiving dinner may be cheaper than you think.
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jane king has the bloomberg business report. giving dinner will cost more but not by much. it rose less than 1% from last year. it is up 28 cents from a year ago. nestle recalling some of its chocolate powder because of possible salmonella risk. stocks continued their downward spiral yesterday. the fiscal cliff is on to investors' mind. the bloomberg maryland index was in the red on losses for under armour and the costar group. there is black friday and cyber
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monday. there is also small business saturday. this year, nearly half of independent merchants plan to promote small shopping as part of their holiday shopping. they expect a big sales boost from it. at the new york stock exchange, i'm jane king, bloomberg news, for wbal-tv 11 news. >> thank you. 6:19. the ravens take on the raiders this weekend. >> here is a look at last night's winning maryland lottery numbers.
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it's deliciously irresistible. hurry in today. the smoked sausage breakfast sandwich is only at dunkin' donuts for a limited time. grab one today. >> now insta-weather plus and traffic pulse 11 together. >> good morning. sarah caldwell checking on your morning commute. we are tracking some closures because of some accidents. start at washington boulevard with a crash. belcamp. tree in the cramp continued closures in the city at charles street.
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not that on the north or west side. this is the north side of the beltway at harford road. here's a quick, live look at traffic. this is timonium road. client is starting to build as you get closer to the beltway -- volume starting to build as you get closer to the beltway. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> 34 degrees in taneytown. mostly sunny skies today. upper 50's today. the weekend forecast when i come back in just a few minutes. >> thank you. good morning. the ravens and raiders did not
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play very often. they played back in january of 2001. carson palmer has a winning record against the ravens, 9-4. he threw 62 passes against tampa. you need to get to palmer before he gets to you. >> i don't see it. he threw a 15-schurick from the opposite hash -- he threw a 15- yard pass from the opposite hash. >> he had a lot of success against the ravens. the ravens go for their seventh win of the year.
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the colts are starting a rookie quarterback. had a big game and ran for two touchdowns. check out the spike. 10-0 coltst. s. mike malarkey is not happy with his team's record. 27-10, colts win. adam jones on wall street today. hopefully he will help the market rebound. >> that is exciting. >> when does the shoulder find out if he's the manager of the year -- when does buck
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showalter find out if he's the manager of the year? >> tuesday night. >> it is a fiscal cliff hanger. how the nation can keep from going over the edge. >> a child is found safe after a carjacking. >> tracking an accident in howard county. we will check on closures in belcamp. >> live, local, late-breaking. you're watching wbal-tv 11 news today with stan stovall and mindy basara, insta-weather plus with tony pann, and sarah caldwell with traffic pulse 11. wbal-tv 11 news today continues in a moment. in a moment.
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>> you're watching wbal-tv 11. live, local, late-breaking. >> you're watching wbal-tv 11.
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live, local, late-breaking. this is 11 news today at 6:00 a.m. >> good morning, everybody. welcome back to 11 news today. i'm stan stovall. >> and i'm mindy basara. >> it has been a rough couple of weeks on the east coast. we're starting a little on the chilly side. temperatures in the 30's. it is cold. we will make it up to 57. we will make it into the 60's this weekend. stay with us. >> president obama will give its first post election speech from the white house. >> hallie jackson joins us with a preview. good morning.
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>> hi. a lot of folks will be watching this speech closely. for the second morning in a row, the markets were open after a slump as investors worry if lawmakers don't do something to avoid tax hikes and spending cuts. this afternoon, president obama will walk into the east room of the white house today to call on congress to work together. to figure how to handle the fiscal cliff. >> these folks and the president have to worry -- if they come out too sharp, they could create a deeper recession. >> that is the warning from the congressional budget office. the new report says a lengthy standoff could end with millions out of workthey believe the standoff could end with millions out of work and the unemployment rate at 9.1%. most lawmakers will not let it get to that. they will try to hammer out a deal when the new congress takes over capitol hill.
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in the speech today, the president is expected to push for the bush-era tax cuts for everybody except the wealthiest americans. that is something republicans have promised to block. >> what kinds of decisions do democrats and americans have to make? >> they are looking at a number -- how much they are going to reduce the deficit savings. they have to figure out how much -- and then how to get there. the other part will be cuts. or will they come from -- where will they come from? >> hallie jackson, thank you. washington's power players are
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figure out what the future holds. timothy geithner said he will not be back. the future of arab culture is in question -- the future of eric holder is still in question. >> the investigation continues after a seven-year old is kidnapped. we get the latest from jennifer franciotti at city police headquarters. >> good morning. this illustrates how fast something can go wrong. child was left in the car for only minutes. >> we were just waking up and we heard spinning wheels and thought that was odd. >> this woman lives next door to the children's our blessings from above in east baltimore.
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she was home when police say a man left his 7-year-old son in the car with the engine running. he walked his other child into the home and take care. the boy was gone in just minutes when a stranger jumped into the car and took off. >> the suspect jumped in and fled the scene. >> the suspect dropped the child off a few blocks from the day care at hamilton avenue. investigators are not releasing any details between the time of the day care and the bus stop except that the child was not hurt. they are looking for a silver ford explorer. 828-m506 is the license plate number. the child care center is located in a house on a narrow, secluded street. the owner did come to the door and expressed relief that the child was found. >> i was very happy to know that the child was safe. it is a little unnerving to
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know they still have not caught him. to know that someone was walking down the street -- very upsetting. >> i just hope they catch the person. >> police do not have a description of the suspect. anyone with information should call police right away. >> investigators now know what started a house fire that claimed the lives of a woman and her grandchildren. combustible materials ignited, destroying the home on denwood avenue. combustible materials can include clothing and bedspreads. and arsonist has pleaded guilty to a number of fires. he confessed to starting seven fires including one at the sears store and another at the lord and taylor.
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he could serve as much as a year in prison when he is sentenced. >> now insta-weather plus and traffic pulse 11 together. >> good morning. a couple of problems we are tracking. none of them having a major impact. word of some debris in the northbound direction of howard county. washington boulevard, we have a crash. a downed tree blocking route 7. continued closures in the city along charles between north avenue and 21st street. big delays are expected. no problems on the north or west sides. here's a quick, live look at traffic. the north side at harford, not bad at all making your way over
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toward the 83's. this is the harrisburg expressway. volume is pretty light. a nice start on the entire harrisburg expressway. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> we are off to a nice start on this friday morning. 37 at the airport and the win is calm -- and the wind is calm. 63 on saturday. 68 on sunday. it will be a nice day for football on sunday. it was a very active weather pattern and it is quiet now. >> 6:36.
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an amazing story of adoption that you do not want to miss. >> we are still taking your answers to our water cooler question of the day. what does your job do to promote a happy workplace? you can share your response at wbaltv.com and o
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>> time for all things cute.
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the birth of a new asian elephant. he has been staying very close to this mom. they can give birth every three years. >> and unusual adoption. a female baboon has been caring for a kitten that has refused to leave. they're just getting along. look at that. >> a little scratch. that is very strange just looking. that happens sometimes. 6:40. will check the top stories. >> we are tracking an accident
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in jessup and check on the major roads for you. >> we have some good news in the seven-day forecast. this is the beach at ocean city. 37 degrees at b.w.i. stay tuned. it's time to change the way we clean. it's time to free ourselves from the smell and harshness of bleach. and free ourselves from worrying about the ones we love. new lysol power & free has more
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>> welcome back to 11 news today. 6:44. two men accused in a series of violent kidnappings are being held without bail this morning. william campbell and kenyon waller targeted women waiting at bus stops. they rob them and in some cases sexually assaulted them. they attacked as many as 11 women during their crime spree. developers are going all then on and upgrade to the casino. they will build a more upscale casino under its horseshoe brand. means an additional investment of $25 million.
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it will open in 2016. good news about the water main break around penn station. repairs will continue for some time at charles and 20th streets. >> we'll hear from president obama today about avoiding the fiscal cliff. will republicans agree to tax increases? tracie potts has more. >> president obama is expected to urge congress to extend the bush tax cuts right away and cooperate to avoid the fiscal cliff. >> everyone will have to come to the table in the spirit of getting something done.
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>> democrats may have to take the hatchet to social security and medicare. republicans may have to raise taxes on the wealthy. john boehner signaled his party is open to new revenue. >> do not raise taxes. the government will get more revenue. >> john boehner also speaks today. >> we have to watch if the speaker and president are on different planets. >> it will still create a level of uncertainty going forward until everything is determined by a new congress. >> unemployment could hit nine per 1% next year -- unemployment could hit 9.1% next year.
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we could be looking at 3% growth next year. tracie potts, wbal-tv 11 news. >> now insta-weather plus and traffic pulse 11 together. >> good morning. sarah caldwell checking on your morning commute. let's bring you up to date on the problems we are tracking. we have an accident in jessup on washington boulevard. some debris on northbound 95 in howard county. it of an accident on route 24 -- word of an accident on route 24. we have a downed tree in the belcamp area. continued closures on charles because of water main repair. star adding to pick up on the outer loop -- starting to pick up on
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the outer loop. here's a quick, live look at traffic. an update at harford road where the update is developing over towards perring parkway. we switch over to 295, which is running smoothly at 175. was for delays developing near 32. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. -- watch for delays developing. >> we deserve a break on the east coast. down to 33 in parkton. it is unlikely he will see any frost on your windshield. you can see some mild temperatures in the southern plains. we will make it into the 60's on saturday and sunday.
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it will not be as breezy as yesterday. we still have a north wind. we will make it up to 57 today. the jet stream will buckle to the north this weekend. some snow and chilly temperatures in the northwest. mostly sunny skies today. high temperature between 54 and 59. we are still taking your answers to our water cooler question of the day. little choppy if you take the boat out. 2:26 is the next high tide at fort mchenry. sunshine and 63 on saturday. 68 on sunday.
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a good day to go to the ravens game. next chance for rain will be monday and tuesday of next week. great weekend coming up. >> time now for a last look at one of our big stories. the ongoing search for a suspect who stole a car. jennifer franciotti has that story. >> a scary situation. the father was walking his other son into the day care. a suspect got inside the car and took off. the suspect dropped the child off at a bus stop near hamilton avenue. there are no t kills about what happened but the child was not heard -- there are no details
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about what happened but the child was not hurt. police are asking anyone with information to give them a call. this all happened so quickly. police have no description of a suspect. >> jennifer franciotti, thank you. >> here is savannah guthrie with a look at what is coming up next on the "today" show. >> good morning. gabby giffords comes face-to- face with the man who nearly killed her. her husband joins us for a live interview. the mother of "modern family" star saying. a teenager trap for three days after he was trapped in an
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accident. audner be here when we get started. >> coming up, we'll look at your answers to our water cooler question of the day. >> we'll take a last look at weather and traffic together before you head out to start your day. before cold & flu season, help prevent
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>> i would imagine. answer.imberly's we will post more answers on our website, wbaltv.com. what you'llk at find at 7:00 a.m. on wbal plus. the rank-and-file say it is time for a change in leadership. >> look out, tony pann. good at predicting the weather. in that.ieve and tha
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the squirrels are collecting more nuts. i believe it. >> i go by carlotta's aches and pains. >> a few problems. we have an accident in jessup at washington boulevard. this closure in effect on route 7 because of a downed tree in belcamp. watch for closures around charles streets. tapping the brakes just past harford over towards providence. this is 83 just south of old pimlico road. so far so good on the harrisburg expressway. >> a great weekend on tap.
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68 on sunday. enjoy. >> thanks for joining us for 11 news today. >> we will be back with a live update at 7:25. >> have a good one. ♪
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